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ACA and Beyond: A Modern Look at Employee Benefits Certification


Course Instructors

About the Course

Developed by experts in both the Patient Protection and Affordable Care (ACA) and overall employee benefits law, this high-level course will ensure that the student understands the key technical components of the ACA. Additionally, its goal is to ensure that students are aware of how the law came to be enacted, the ACA’s place in the overall body of federal and state laws regulating public and private healthcare and health insurance program, and how the law may evolve and change in the future.

Students that complete this certification program will be better prepared to counsel both individual and business consumers of health insurance on the specifics of the ACA impacting new options and requirements for health plans the law has created, and how to best help consumers moving forward. This course includes a digital version of the textbook.

Course Highlights

ACA and Beyond Primer

Are you considering purchasing the ACA and Beyond Certification and unsure if it is right for you? Now, you can try it before you buy it!

In this live ACA and Beyond Certification Primer, ACA-expert Paul discusses what happened before the ACA that caused the law, a high flyover of major topics in the course, and answers your burning ACA questions.

Continuing Education Credits

The ACA Certification course has been filed for continuing education credits in all 50 states. Please check your state's CE approval status and rules prior to purchasing the course.

SHRM Credits

NABIP is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

REBC® Designation Requirement

The NABIP ACA and Beyond Certification is a requirement of the Registered Employee Benefits Consultant® designation. Earning the REBC designation elevates your credibility as a professional and prepares you to best serve your clients. By completing the certification, you will be one step closer to obtaining the designation. Click here to access more information about the REBC designation, including the learning objectives and curriculum.

Online Cost

The cost of the certification course is $595 for members and $775 for non-members* (refund policy and privacy policy), which includes online instruction in 11 webinar modules, a digital copy of the course textbook, a final exam and continuing education credits. Upon completion, the student will receive a certificate of completion as a Certified ACA Professional. 

Discounts are offered to NABIP Corporate Partners and company groups over 25. Please contact for a quote. 

Classroom Cost

Online Format

Course instruction will be delivered through NABIP's Online Learning Institute. For everything you need to know from creating an account to purchasing and accessing your course to taking the final exam, click here to access the user guide.


Classroom Format

Have Questions?

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